July 12, 2024

Sharp Edge Rescue

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Blencathra: Woman rescued after 20m fall at Sharp Edge

A woman has been rescued after falling 20 meters at the Sharp Edge in Blencathra. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when...


Blencathra: Woman rescued after 20m fall at Sharp Edge

A woman has been rescued after falling 20 meters at the Sharp Edge in Blencathra. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when the woman slipped and fell while hiking along the ridge.

Mountain rescue teams were called to the scene and managed to reach the woman, who had sustained injuries in the fall. She was then airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Sharp Edge is known for its challenging terrain and has seen numerous accidents in the past. It is important for hikers to exercise caution and be prepared when attempting to hike along this ridge.

We wish the woman a speedy recovery and remind all hikers to always prioritize safety when exploring the beautiful but treacherous landscapes of Blencathra.

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